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Aristotle, On the Soul (Bks. I & II)

Western philosophy might well be a series of footnotes to Plato, but these footnotes mostly took the form and used the terminology provided by Aristotle.  This reading group will aim to achieve a thorough grounding in Aristotelian thought, hoping thereby to gain deeper insight into everything that has followed.

Our tentative reading schedule is as follows:

Wk. 1. Categories and On Interpretation
Wk. 2. Prior Analytics
Wk. 3. Posterior Analytics
Wk. 4. Topics (Bks. I-IV)
Wk. 5. Topics (Bks. V-VIII)
Wk. 6. Sophistical Refutations
Wk. 7. Physics (Bks. I & II)
Wk. 8. Physics (Bks. III & IV)
Wk. 9. Physics (Bks. V & VI)
Wk. 10. Physics (Bks. VII & VIII)
Wk. 11. Metaphysics (Bks. Α, α, and Β [I-III])
Wk. 12. Metaphysics (Bks. Γ, Δ, and Ε [IV-VI])
Wk. 13. Metaphysics (Bks. Ζ, Η, and Θ [VII-IX])
Wk. 14. Metaphysics (Bks. Ι and Κ [X & XI])
Wk. 15. Metaphysics (Bks. Λ, Μ, and Ν [XII-XIV])
Wk. 16. On the Heavens (Bk. I; Bk. 2, Chs. 13-14; Bks. III & IV)
Wk. 17. On Generation and Corruption
Wk. 18. On the Soul (Bks. I & II)
Wk. 19. On the Soul (Bk. III), On Memory and Recollection
Wk. 20. Nicomachean Ethics (Bks. I-IV)
Wk. 21. Nicomachean Ethics (Bks. V-VII)
Wk. 22. Nicomachean Ethics (Bks. VIII-X)
Wk. 23. Politics (Bks. I-IV)
Wk. 24. Politics (Bks. V-VIII)
Wk. 25. Rhetoric (Bks. I & II)
Wk. 26. Rhetoric (Bk. III) and Poetics

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I can't even tell where you guys are at....

    April 30, 2013

    • John A.

      On the Soul, Bks. I & II

      May 3, 2013

  • Brian

    when do you start the ethics

    April 29, 2013

  • John H.

    I can't make this session. Maybe we could re-schedule

    March 30, 2013

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